May 16, 2022, 5:18 am
International Desk :
The rapid spread of the delta variant of the deadly corona virus has led to an increase in the number of new cases in the United States, with the highest number of patients hospitalized in six months.
On Monday, Arkansas Gov. Esha Hutchinson said only eight beds in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) were vacant.
Due to low vaccination rates, the delta strain of coronavirus is spreading to many parts of the United States, including many southern states.
According to a Reuters tile, the number of new victims in the country has averaged one million over the past three days, 35 percent more than last week. Louisiana, Florida and Arkansas had the highest number of patients identified last week by population.
The number of hospital admissions has risen by 40 percent and the number of deaths by 18 percent across the United States in the past week.
Arkansas Governor Hutchinson said on Twitter, “We’ve seen the highest number of hospital admissions in a single day, and this has overshadowed the previous highest number of hospital admissions with Covid.” Now there are only eight vacant ICU beds in the state.
The Republican governor called on Arkansas residents to get vaccinated to prevent the epidemic.
Greg Abbott, governor of the neighboring state of Arkansas, Texas, said Monday he could increase the number of clinics in Texas where Kovid patients will receive antibody medication.
Daily identification was recorded in Florida on Sunday. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 28,317 new cases have been identified in the state so far.
According to a Reuters analysis, a record number of patients have been hospitalized in Florida for eight consecutive days.
The number of children admitted to hospital with Covid-19 is increasing across the United States. Health experts say the delta type is more likely to infect children than the main type of coronavirus, alpha.
After a brief break in the summer, the virus began to disrupt the lives of Americans again, and reluctant people became interested in getting vaccinated.